City Guide



Events 2019

Edinburgh Festival

Edinburgh Festival

Widely hailed as one of the most important celebrations of the arts in the world, the Edinburgh International Festival is now more than 50 years old, and is held every year during the summer months. Artists, performers, musicians, writers and anyone else wishing...  see full details

Edinburgh Book Festival

Edinburgh International Book Festival

Every year the gardens are transformed into an enchanting tented village that is home to one of the biggest and most animated literary events in the world. The International Book Festival has a varied programme for adults and children, including debates and discussions, writing...  see full details



Hogmanay is Edinburgh's famous New Year's celebration, when the entire city becomes one huge party. In fact, it is so popular that entry to the city is open only to those with advance tickets. Over the years the organisation of Hogmanay has become...  see full details

Edinburgh Science Festival Offices

Edinburgh International Science Festival

Every Easter, the city of Edinburgh becomes a gigantic laboratory of discovery, exploration, and entertainment. Non-stop shows, demonstrations, hands-on activities, workshops, and exhibitions are presented to educate and enthral people all ages.

The Edinburgh International Science Festival is designed to encourage discovery about the...  see full details